The 2022 Wairarapa Balloon Festival is the must-see family fun event of the year, taking place over Easter, from 14th –18th April.
Be sure to welcome the 12-strong Hot Air Balloons during this 5 day Wairarapa wide event, with balloonist competitions, sky high displays, and joyful and vibrant entertainment.
Updates will be each night by 7pm before each flying day and will also be about 6am each morning of flying.
Thursday 14th April NO FLYING due to winds above ground
Wairarapa Mitsubishi First Flight – from 6.30am, Masterton
Thursday 14th April - 7pm
Wairarapa Mitsubishi Burner Parade Masterton.
From Countdown up Queen Street to Farriers carpark.
Friday 15th April
Mass Ascension – from 6.30am, Carterton
Saturday 16th April CANCELED DUE TO WIND
Park to Paddock Challenge – from 6.30am, Greytown
Sunday 17th April updated 8.43pm 16/4/22
Meander over Martinborough – Lift off from 6.30am, Martinborough
Lift off from Martinborough Golf Club Todds Road off Oxford Street.
Please parking inside.
Monday 18th April updated
Farewell Flight – from 6.30am, from Solway Show Grounds Fleet Street, Masterton. PLEASE NO DOGS ALLOWED
Pilots and their balloons will take off for the last time in the festival’s finale flight.